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    Governors State University
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


2015-2016 Academic Calendar

  Fall Semester 2015

(Aug. 24, 2015 -
Dec. 6, 2015)

 
Intersession

(Dec. 7, 2015
-
Jan. 18, 2016)
Spring Semester 2016

(Jan. 19, 2016 -
May 8, 2016)

 
Summer Session 2016

(May 16, 2016 -
Aug. 7, 2016)

 
Registration M 4/20 - M 8/31* M 10/19- M 12/6* M 10/19 - M 1/25* M 3/21 - 5/23*
1st Payment Deadline Th 7/23/15
For registrations through 7/23
Th 12/10/15
For registrations through 12/10
Th 12/10/15
For registrations through 12/10
Th 4/14/16
For registrations through 4/14
1st Drop for Non-Payment F 7/24/15
For payments due through 7/23
F 12/11/15
For payments due through 12/11
F 12/11/15
For payments due through 12/11
F 4/15/16
For payments due through 4/15
Faculty Contract Begin/End Sa 8/8/15 W 6/8/16
Early Start Move-In Su 8/9/15
Early Start Classes Begin M 8/10/15
Early Arrival/Break Housing Su 8/9- W 8/19 M 12/7- Sa 1/16/16 M 12/7- Sa 1/16/16 M 5/9 - Sa 5/14/16
Residence Hall Move-In Th 8/20/15 Su 1/17/16 Su 5/15/16
Early Start Classes End M 8/21/15
GSU Closed - Martin Luther King Holiday M 1/18/16
Term Begins M 8/24/15 M 12/7/15 T 1/19/16 M 5/16/16
GSU Closed - Labor Day/Memorial Day M 9/7/15 M 5/30/16
Graduation Applications Due F 9/11/15 F 2/6/15 for both Spring and Summer term graduations*
Final Payment Due Date Th 9/3/15
For registrations 7/24 - 9/3/15
Th 1/21/16
For registrations 12/11 - 1/21/16
Th 6/02/16
For registrations 4/14 - 6/02/16
Final Drop for Non-Payment Date F 9/4/15
For payments due through 9/3/15
F 1/22/16
For payments due through 1/22/16
F 06/03/16
For payments due through 06/03/16
100% Refund Deadline Published on student class schedule in the portal for individual courses.
GSU Closed - Lincoln's Birthday Holiday F 2/12/16
No classes - Spring Break (Su 3/13/16 - Su 3/20/16) Residence Halls Closed Su 3/13/16 - Su 3/20/16
GSU Closed - Independence Day Observance M 7/4/16
Last Day to Drop a Class Published on student class schedule in the portal for individual courses.
Thanksgiving Break GSU open but no classes: W 11/25/15;
GSU closed: Th 11/26 - Su 11/29/15
Faculty submit incomplete grades for prior term M 11/23/15 M 4/18/16 M 7/25/16
Term Ends Su 12/6/15 M 1/18/16 Su 5/8/16 Su 8/7/16
Residence Hall Move-Out M 12/7/15 M 5/9/16 M 8/8/16
Final Grades Deadline Grades are due seven days after section end date.
Full semester due date: 12/13/15
Seven days after section end date. Grades are due seven days after section end date.
Full semester due date: 5/15/16
Grades are due seven days after section end date.
Full term due date: 8/14/16
GSU Closed Th 12/24/15 - M 1/4/16
Commencement May 14, 2016 (for fall 2015 graduates, spring 2016 graduates and summer 2016 candidates for graduation

*Check online class schedule for registration and other deadline dates for late-start classes and other special offerings

Note: Posting of grades in student myGSU portal accounts will be done each Monday for grades submitted by faculty during the prior week.

** During times noted GSU Closed - Prairie Place Residence will remain open for those students who have contracted to remain living on campus over the specific break/closure.